Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 310 332
Rank change year-on-year +77 +22 +10
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 2,055 1,842 1,801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.45% 1.09% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.19% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,263 1,294 1,232
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,775
90th Percentile £97,250 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

Product Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 130,758 155,166 163,441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.19% 91.81% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 102,755 123,525 130,189
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management.

Salary trend for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the UK

Product Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +71 1,898 £60,000 - 138
UK excluding London +107 1,223 £55,000 - 96
London +13 776 £67,500 - 52
North of England +152 475 £56,428 +25.40% 21
South East +111 415 £55,000 -12.00% 35
Yorkshire +151 386 £60,000 +33.33% 8
Scotland +66 91 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England +14 88 £60,000 -7.69% 13
North West -5 77 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South West +22 72 £51,250 -6.82% 6
Midlands -37 59 £60,000 +16.50% 11
West Midlands -42 36 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +21 23 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Wales -12 15 £42,500 -29.17% 2
North East +23 12 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Isle of Man - 5 £51,000 -
Northern Ireland -19 4 £50,000 +25.00% 1

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Management.

1 827 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (23.11%) Python
3 422 (20.54%) Linux
4 416 (20.24%) Cisco
5 413 (20.10%) Management Information System
6 412 (20.05%) Firewall
7 400 (19.46%) Network Security
8 395 (19.22%) Cisco Certification
9 392 (19.08%) CCNP
10 391 (19.03%) Fortinet
11 390 (18.98%) Service Delivery
12 387 (18.83%) WAN
13 384 (18.69%) ISO 9001
14 383 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 378 (18.39%) Finance
16 373 (18.15%) Marketing
17 362 (17.62%) Bash Shell
18 354 (17.23%) Change Control
19 353 (17.18%) Broadband
20 352 (17.13%) Unix
21 349 (16.98%) MPLS
22 348 (16.93%) Perl
22 348 (16.93%) Cisco ASA
23 346 (16.84%) VPN
24 345 (16.79%) FortiGate
25 344 (16.74%) BGP
26 343 (16.69%) DNS
27 330 (16.06%) Network Design
28 329 (16.01%) SMTP
28 329 (16.01%) ADSL

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (3.41%) CMS
2 53 (2.58%) Confluence
3 33 (1.61%) Drupal
3 33 (1.61%) WordPress
4 29 (1.41%) Apache Spark
5 28 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (0.88%) SugarCRM
7 17 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 16 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.78%) IIS
9 12 (0.58%) Apache Pig
10 9 (0.44%) Ethereum
11 6 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.24%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.19%) SAS
14 2 (0.097%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.097%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.049%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.049%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 52 (2.53%) MS Visio
2 39 (1.90%) InVision
2 39 (1.90%) Sketch
3 33 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (1.17%) OmniGraffle
5 23 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
6 20 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.49%) Adobe XD
7 10 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.34%) Chatbot
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.049%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.049%) PaintShop Pro
11 1 (0.049%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.049%) SPSS
11 1 (0.049%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.15%) SAP VC
2 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.097%) Magento
3 2 (0.097%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.049%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.049%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.049%) Shopify
4 1 (0.049%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 171 (8.32%) SaaS
2 162 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
3 150 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (3.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
6 40 (1.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 31 (1.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 28 (1.36%) Amazon S3
8 28 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 27 (1.31%) Office 365
10 25 (1.22%) PaaS
11 23 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
11 23 (1.12%) IaaS
12 20 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
12 20 (0.97%) Serverless
12 20 (0.97%) Trello
13 17 (0.83%) GitHub
14 14 (0.68%) Amazon ELB
14 14 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.63%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 412 (20.05%) Firewall
2 400 (19.46%) Network Security
3 387 (18.83%) WAN
4 353 (17.18%) Broadband
5 349 (16.98%) MPLS
6 348 (16.93%) Cisco ASA
7 346 (16.84%) VPN
8 344 (16.74%) BGP
9 343 (16.69%) DNS
10 329 (16.01%) ADSL
10 329 (16.01%) IPsec
10 329 (16.01%) SMTP
11 328 (15.96%) Cisco Nexus
11 328 (15.96%) NetScaler
11 328 (15.96%) OSPF
11 328 (15.96%) RIP
12 65 (3.16%) LAN
13 61 (2.97%) TCP/IP
14 28 (1.36%) Internet
15 22 (1.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (2.87%) Big Data
2 58 (2.82%) Blockchain
3 55 (2.68%) SQL Server
4 47 (2.29%) MySQL
5 42 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 34 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 25 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
8 22 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
11 16 (0.78%) NoSQL
12 12 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (0.58%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.58%) Power BI
13 11 (0.54%) Redis
14 10 (0.49%) Data Lake
15 9 (0.44%) Data Mining
16 8 (0.39%) Apache Hive
16 8 (0.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 159 (7.74%) JIRA
2 92 (4.48%) Git (software)
3 65 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 36 (1.75%) Selenium
5 29 (1.41%) TeamCity
6 27 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (1.31%) Visual Studio
7 23 (1.12%) Subversion
8 19 (0.92%) CircleCI
9 17 (0.83%) WebDriver
10 16 (0.78%) Mocha
11 15 (0.73%) GitLab
11 15 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (0.68%) Maven
12 14 (0.68%) NUnit
13 13 (0.63%) Cucumber
13 13 (0.63%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.54%) HP UFT
15 10 (0.49%) IntelliJ
15 10 (0.49%) SpecFlow
General
1 378 (18.39%) Finance
2 373 (18.15%) Marketing
3 175 (8.52%) Retail
4 143 (6.96%) Telecoms
5 72 (3.50%) Banking
6 61 (2.97%) Public Sector
7 50 (2.43%) Law
8 47 (2.29%) Games
9 37 (1.80%) Legal
10 29 (1.41%) Manufacturing
11 28 (1.36%) Advertising
11 28 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 26 (1.27%) Billing
13 17 (0.83%) Front Office
14 15 (0.73%) French Language
15 12 (0.58%) Back Office
15 12 (0.58%) Publishing
16 11 (0.54%) Electronics
17 7 (0.34%) Investment Banking
18 6 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 501 (24.38%) Product Manager
2 294 (14.31%) Network Engineer
3 228 (11.09%) Security Engineer
4 223 (10.85%) Network Security Engineer
5 151 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 151 (7.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 151 (7.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 149 (7.25%) Product Owner
7 144 (7.01%) Developer
8 108 (5.26%) Consultant
9 106 (5.16%) Analyst
10 74 (3.60%) Senior Manager
11 71 (3.45%) Architect
12 69 (3.36%) Business Analyst
13 68 (3.31%) Senior Product Manager
14 64 (3.11%) Designer
15 55 (2.68%) Software Product Manager
16 53 (2.58%) UX Designer
17 48 (2.34%) Switch Engineer
18 45 (2.19%) Product Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (3.99%) HTML
2 76 (3.70%) Web Services
3 63 (3.07%) Node.js
4 61 (2.97%) CSS
5 60 (2.92%) .NET
6 56 (2.73%) AngularJS
7 48 (2.34%) React
8 44 (2.14%) JSON
9 37 (1.80%) RESTful
10 35 (1.70%) REST
11 32 (1.56%) XML
12 27 (1.31%) .NET Framework
13 22 (1.07%) Spring
14 21 (1.02%) HTML5
15 19 (0.92%) jQuery
16 16 (0.78%) Chai
16 16 (0.78%) Enzyme
16 16 (0.78%) Jest
17 14 (0.68%) Django
17 14 (0.68%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 413 (20.10%) Management Information System
2 266 (12.94%) User Experience
3 246 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
5 66 (3.21%) Data Centre
6 64 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 61 (2.97%) Mobile App
8 53 (2.58%) Virtual Team
9 32 (1.56%) Public Cloud
10 30 (1.46%) Algorithms
11 26 (1.27%) Digital Signage
12 23 (1.12%) IVR
13 22 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
13 22 (1.07%) Social Media
14 20 (0.97%) Data Structures
14 20 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
16 15 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 15 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
17 14 (0.68%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 422 (20.54%) Linux
2 352 (17.13%) Unix
3 137 (6.67%) Windows
4 38 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 36 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 35 (1.70%) Android
7 34 (1.65%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.63%) CentOS
9 12 (0.58%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.049%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.049%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 827 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (18.98%) Service Delivery
3 354 (17.23%) Change Control
4 330 (16.06%) Network Design
5 328 (15.96%) Network Management
6 286 (13.92%) Scrum
7 253 (12.31%) Product Roadmap
8 236 (11.48%) Project Management
9 234 (11.39%) Analytics
10 227 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
11 178 (8.66%) DevOps
12 170 (8.27%) Presales
13 167 (8.13%) E-Commerce
14 163 (7.93%) User Stories
15 150 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 138 (6.72%) Decision-Making
17 134 (6.52%) Mentoring
18 131 (6.37%) Customer Requirements
19 125 (6.08%) Software Engineering
20 121 (5.89%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 475 (23.11%) Python
2 362 (17.62%) Bash Shell
3 348 (16.93%) Perl
4 139 (6.76%) Java
5 126 (6.13%) JavaScript
6 122 (5.94%) SQL
7 95 (4.62%) C#
8 55 (2.68%) PHP
8 55 (2.68%) PowerShell
9 44 (2.14%) C++
10 34 (1.65%) Ruby
11 21 (1.02%) ES6
12 19 (0.92%) R
12 19 (0.92%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.88%) Scala
14 17 (0.83%) C
15 15 (0.73%) Kotlin
16 14 (0.68%) Shell Script
17 13 (0.63%) Go
18 10 (0.49%) Rust
Qualifications
1 395 (19.22%) Cisco Certification
2 392 (19.08%) CCNP
3 319 (15.52%) CCNA
4 304 (14.79%) Degree
5 72 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 31 (1.51%) PMI Certification
7 27 (1.31%) Master's Degree
7 27 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 26 (1.27%) ISEB
9 23 (1.12%) PMP
10 17 (0.83%) ISTQB
10 17 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (0.78%) Security Cleared
12 15 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
13 14 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.63%) AWS Certification
15 11 (0.54%) DBS Check
15 11 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.44%) MCSE
16 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 384 (18.69%) ISO 9001
2 383 (18.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 204 (9.93%) QA
4 39 (1.90%) ISO 22301
5 21 (1.02%) SLA
6 15 (0.73%) PMO
7 9 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.34%) GDPR
8 7 (0.34%) NCSC
8 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.19%) HL7
10 3 (0.15%) DICOM
11 2 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.097%) COBIT
11 2 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.097%) MiFID
11 2 (0.097%) PSD2
12 1 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.049%) NIST
System Software
1 55 (2.68%) Docker
2 54 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 33 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (1.36%) Firmware
5 16 (0.78%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.39%) XenApp
7 5 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.19%) VMware NSX
8 4 (0.19%) vSphere
9 2 (0.097%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 345 (16.79%) FortiGate
2 328 (15.96%) Nagios
3 50 (2.43%) Ansible
4 41 (2.00%) Terraform
5 32 (1.56%) Kubernetes
6 31 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
7 21 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
9 15 (0.73%) Grafana
9 15 (0.73%) Kibana
9 15 (0.73%) Prometheus
10 14 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (0.44%) HAProxy
11 9 (0.44%) Rancher
12 8 (0.39%) Puppet
13 5 (0.24%) SCCM
14 4 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.19%) vRealize
15 3 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 416 (20.24%) Cisco
2 391 (19.03%) Fortinet
3 237 (11.53%) Palo Alto
4 136 (6.62%) Microsoft
5 79 (3.84%) Google
6 58 (2.82%) Adobe
7 47 (2.29%) Brocade
8 43 (2.09%) Ruckus Wireless
9 42 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
10 40 (1.95%) Oracle
11 39 (1.90%) Huawei
11 39 (1.90%) Meraki
12 38 (1.85%) VMware
13 33 (1.61%) CheckPoint
14 28 (1.36%) Sitecore
15 27 (1.31%) hybris
15 27 (1.31%) SAP
16 19 (0.92%) IBM
17 18 (0.88%) AppDynamics
18 17 (0.83%) Citrix